Data centers are elastic and virtualized while the WAN is still largely static. Nirav Modi (Cyan) explores the WAN's relationship with SDN.
Nirav Modi has over 15 years of experience in the telecommunications industry and is currently Director of Software Innovations at Cyan. He works closely with network operators to identify new service-offerings and use-cases to drive reduced operating expenses and increased revenue. His focus is on developing and demonstrating practical SDN and NFV solutions. Nirav was previously with Tellabs where he worked as Principal Engineer and Architect, responsible for the development and architecture of the company’s next-generation Mobile Backhaul network elements. He has a B.S in Electrical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Minnesota.